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: president barack obama has assured the state of the government's continued support. >> what i can promise is the federal government will be working as closely with the state and officials and we will not quit until this is done. >> reporter: they are fueling the $35 billion boardwalk and the widespread damage is creating a tripling blow to the state. >> everything is gone all the rides are torn down, everything. >> the damage is minor compared to the things that are irreplaceable. >> look to your right and to your left, your son, your wife, your daughter, those are things that can't be replaced. >> the national guard is here and public works officials have come to remove debris. >> reporter: there are areas where people are in radical situations and one of those places is hoboken where thousands remain trended because of the -- stranded because of the water but the mayor said they need more supplies. >>> the district county is changing the way they prosecute some crimes. the new guidelines will allow illegal immigrants to stay in the area. the guidelines would only apply to cases of minor
the damage caused by huricane sandy and hill a million people have no electricity. the government is shut down and the damage is widespread r the rain is still coming down and the winds are still gusty, scott? >>> indeed, this storm peeked and the sound of the train hitting at the autumn leaves, the storm is still kicking and the nation's capital is still closed for a second day. the major thoroughfares, the highways are open but side streets are impassable because of floods and 8 to 10 inches. governors in maryland and in virginia all the way to the middle east are calling this a disaster. >> this is the most catastrophic event we have been able to plan for in any of our lifetimes. >> look at these trees uprooted at the white house. the power is on there and the infrastructure is quite good but they affect the city in maryland and gin and that's the story, half a million people are without power and they are without, without a doubt indefinitely. >>> they are able to release the reports -- job's report and watch closely it indicates how the economy is doing. last month it fell to 8% the
the storm is having on the federal government as well as the president's schedule. scott? >> reporter: let's begin with president obama returning from a campaign stop in florida this morning to washington, d.c. to oversee the response of the storm. the rain is moderate, the winds are moderate, this is a warm up for washington, d.c. by dinnertime 60-mile per hour gusts and torrential downpours. let me give you a live look at atlantic city, new jersey. the epicenter, is expected to go through southern new jersey, through atlantic city later today. for that reason, the wind gusts are going to hit new jersey, maryland, and virginia and dc. the u.s. government closed, congress shut down, the white house, as the president gears for response. here's what he said last evening. >> at this stage, everybody is confident that the staging process, the prepositioning of resources, commodities, equipment that will be needed to respond to the storm are in place. >> reporter: power crews from across the country called in to respond to what is expected to be millions of power outages across the mid-atlantic
:01. in 30 minutes from now the government's employment report came out. it is the last one before next tuesday's presidential election. coming up at 5:15 what economists predict the october jobs report will say and how both president obama and mitt romney are expected to spend the result -- spin the results. new poll is out suggesting the race for the white house is still neck and neck. the washington post tracking poll shows 49% of likely voters nation-wide support president obama. while 48% say they support republican challenger mitt romney. >>> now to our continuing coverage of sandy. it has killed at least 157 people in the u.s., canada, and the caribbean combined. 4.5million homes and businesses are still without power. that is also deepening the ongoing gap crisis out there. it has forced many gas stations to close while disrupting the flow of fuel from refineries to the stations that are open. the wait at some stations two hours long. >>> new jersey trying to make sure sandy does not ruin tuesday's election. military trucks will serve as polling places in flood ravage communitie
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